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Tackling Multiculturalism: What All Physicians Need to Know
November 20, 2017

All patients are not created equal. Factor in increasing differences across backgrounds, cultures and languages, and ensuring positive medical interactions becomes even more challenging. Here’s a closer look at the issue, along with tips for bridging the gap in order to deliver the best quality of care. 


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Five Uncommon Medicine Specialties (and Subspecialties) Worth Considering
November 14, 2017
Selecting a specialty is a defining moment in a medical student’s career. And while internal medicine, pediatrics, emergency medicine and family practice may top the list of chosen specialties, they’re far from the only options out there. Read on for a roundup of five lesser-known specia...

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How to Stay Involved in Your Med School as a Late-Stage Student
November 10, 2017
As a late-stage medical student, you’re swamped with work. How can you stay involved with your medical school? Take a look at these five tips to help you.

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What You Need To Know About Personalized Medicine
October 31, 2017
Modern medicine has caught up to Hippocrates—doctors can treat patients based on their genetics. Learn more about the exciting field of personalized medicine.

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Things Prospective Med School Students Absolutely Should Do (And Usually Don’t)
October 16, 2017
If you’re a prospective medical student, you need to read this. Today, we’re taking a closer look at what you absolutely must do as a prospective medical student—and why.

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Four Hot Home-Based Healthcare Jobs
October 9, 2017
Working from home has some pretty sweet perks. From the incredible convenience of bypassing a time-consuming and costly commute to lesser-known upsides, like the benefits to the environment, the concept of working from home can be a uniquely appealing one. Think you’re out of luck when it come...

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What All Healthcare Professionals Need to Know About Bullying
October 2, 2017
October has been designated National Bullying Prevention Awareness Month. Here’s a closer look at the issue, along with how healthcare professionals are positioned to play a vital role in protecting against bullies and safeguarding public health.

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A Day in the Life of a Medical Student...Norway Edition
October 2, 2017
Next on our journey of medical students’ lives around the world?  Norway.  Journey with us as we explore a day in the life of a Norwegian medical student—and how she juggles courses, volunteer work, studying, and even finding time for hobbies.  Let’s take a closer lo...

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Top Four Reasons to Study Pharmacy
September 25, 2017
It may seem like any other Monday to you, but today is cause for celebration at the intersection of health, science and medicine. Why? Because today is World Pharmacists Day! Wondering whether a career in pharmacy is right for you? We can think of no better time to count down these four amazing reas...

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The Online Learning Model that is Revolutionizing Medical Education
September 20, 2017
Higher education is in a state of constant evolution due to technological advancements. And while we often think of technology within the context of how it’s being put to use in primary, secondary and tertiary classrooms, it also has tremendous value in another setting: medical education. Here...

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November 15, 2017

As the obesity epidemic continues to grow, a Chinese university is taking unique measures to promote healthy living among its students by offering a o...


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November 8, 2017

The newest technology in medicine? Smartphones. Let’s take a closer look at the innovative apps that may just save your life.


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November 1, 2017

While women and men are relatively equal in terms of medical school attendance, research indicates that women doctors earn less than their male counte...